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. >> the president will either rise or fall above the economy. >> obama is off to a head start with current approval rating higher than first-term average, but he faces fightsory gun control and immigration reform. >> this is when presidents get tested. unexpected things happen and they have to react almost in real time on the spot. this is when we get to see the true character of a president. >> in the dedication of a nation. >> reporter: just 16 presidents have been elected to a second term, including some of the great ones. obama, the 17th, will now get his shot at greatness or not. >> and one of the highlights of the presidential inauguration are these huge star-studded parties. we'll take you inside the exclusive events after this quick break and it looks like the party has already started behind me. we'll be right back. a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also
, the economy. last month david and grace chu got married. now they're about to close on their dream home. a brand new four bedroom, five bath center hall colonial. >> we're really looking for a new home. >> reporter: this house was on the market for just two weeks before the seller accepted their offer. that's a good sign. more than 30% of all homes sold in december were on the market for less than a month. the average time on the market for all homes, 73 days. >> i try to tell my clients if they really love the home, you know, be ready. be ready for a bidding war. >> reporter: here's what's driving the recovery in home sales. first, jobs. supply and, of course, interest rates. interest rates hovering at 40-year lows. at the same time, rents are rising. >> our rent has literally gone up 40% over the past two years. so i think that has really pushed us in particular to look for a home. >> reporter: the new house moves more money through the economy than the sale of an existing home. >> building new homes creates jobs and the construction secretary your. furnishing a new home with new appl
accomplish the things that the american people really care about, which is turning the economy around, creating jobs and getting the country moving again back toward prosperity. >> i want to play something that david plouffe said, he sounds optimistic about everybody being able to work together. here's what he told cbs. >> there's vast support for investments in education and manufacturing, immigration reform, gun safety. on the issues the president intends to push and focus on, there's massive support in the country, evening amongst republicans. >> so those two words, massive support, i would imagine that yes, there's massive support but the way that they're going to tackle it is very different. would you agree with that? >> yes, that's absolutely correct. the majority of the american public wants us to get the spending under control here in washington. they want to see prosperity returned. they want jobs to return. it's a question of how we get there. i think that's the place where the president has to move and work with republicans. everybody has to come together and work together
address though he harolded a decade of war, touting a recovering economy and acknowledged the lessons still ahead. >> the commitments we make to each other, these things do not sap our nation. they strengthen us. >> reporter: he gave mitt romney this line. >> they do not make us a nation of tears. ♪ la >> reporter: filling the air what patriotism, kelly clarkson and beyonce. ♪ the brave there was a poem and prayers. as he left the west front of the capitol, a nostalgic turned back toward the lincoln memorial. >> i want to take a look out one more time. >> now there were shades of the campaign that the president winning out, success can't mean that a few people are making it and a growing number are barely scratching by. the president acknowledging that bipartisan -- or the lack of bipartisanship here in washington but noted that everyone needs to work together for the good of the country. john? >> dan, that moment at the end of your piece where the president turned around and looked, that was astounding. 23 seconds he stood there and he gazed out at the national mall to let it sin
. look, we'll know more about the health of the u.s. economy. we'll get a report on durable goods order. tuesday, we'll get a report on housing. another one on consumer confidence. wednesday, the fed will release minutes from its meeting. two-day meeting this week. and you know, we'll know more about its monetary policies. also, wednesday, we'll get a first look at fourth-quarter gdp. friday, you get the january jobs report. economists are pretty optimistic on that. the jobless rate could fall slightly to 7.7%. that's a big lineup. >> that's like the super bowl. you're not lying one bit and the ads are really good as well. >>> you might think twice about breaking out the plastic. as of sunday, stores in most states could begin charging a checkout fee on all credit card purchases. it comes from a settlement in july from the credit card issu r issuers and stores. as a result of the settlement, credit card issuers said they would reduce the fees paid by merchants to issuers. the settlement also gave retailers the option to add a surcharge to cover processing cost. many of the nation's bigg
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)